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Museum of Samoa, Apia
(1/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
Browse a huge collection of Samoan artifacts and historical images at Museum of Samoa. The museum focuses on the country's culture, history, and nature. Check out the environment room to see photos of endangered or extinct birds as well as old methods of fishing. Next, head to the Pacific room to learn about Samoa's history as far back as the colonial era. This collection features artifacts like carvings, pearl necklaces, and silverware pulled from German warships caught in an 1889 hurricane. Don't miss the display on Samoan tattoos, where you can learn about their importance in the country's culture. Work out when and for how long to visit Museum of Samoa and other Upolu attractions using our handy Upolu itinerary maker.
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  • We took a group here. We were lucky to have for our guide a gentleman who specialises in the Myths and Legends of Samoa. He explained things like how Mt Vaea came to be, the meaning of the talking chi...  more »
  • Definitely some interesting information and artefacts here, unfortunately most are not well explained. We keep hearing from Samoa Tourism and others in the Tourism Industry that "Samoa is the cradle o...  more »
  • Great museum to get a feel for the culture of this country. The guide was very informative and willing and able to answer all our questions 
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  • visited it in August 2016. not much to look at from the outside but great inside. several air conditioned rooms with good informative displays, well written and presented. we really enjoyed our time there and the understanding of Samoa we received.